Lemon Fingers Recipe

Lemon Fingers Recipe

Cooking Time: 20-25 minutes You will need:

4 oz. luxury 5 oz. plain flour margarine lemon curd

2 oz. castor sugar

1 Place the margarine and sugar in a bowl.

2 Sieve the flour into the fat and sugar.

3 Beat all together until soft and creamy with a wooden spoon – about 2 minutes.

4 Spread mixture into a Swiss roll tin. Mark in lines across surface using the back of a fork.

5 Bake near the top of a moderate oven (350°F Gas Mark 4).

6 While hot cut into fingers and lift carefully on to a wire tray with a palette knife.

7 When cold sandwich together with lemon curd and dust with icing sugar.

Queen cakes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes You will need:

6 oz. self-raising flour 4 oz. castor sugar good pinch salt 2 eggs

4 oz. butter or milk to mix margarine 4 oz. currants

1 Sieve the flour and salt into a bowl.

2 Cream the fat and sugar until light in colour and fluffy in texture.

3 Beat the eggs lightly with a fork.

4 Beat into the creamed fat, folding in a little flour.

5 Stir in the milk.

1 egg few drops almond essence chopped almonds, optional

6 Fold in the remaining flour using a metal spoon, and stir in the fruit.

7 Half fill paper baking cases (about 20) on a baking sheet, or greased patty tins.

8 Bake on the middle shelf of a moderately hot oven (375°F – Gas Mark 5).

With vanilla, lemon or orange: The flavour may be varied by adding 2-3 drops of vanilla essence, or grated lemon rind or orange rind to the creamed fat.

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